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`[An] excellent book... an important source of learning, bringing clarity and insight into often isolated areas' - Counselling in Medical Setting (CMS) Journal `Glyn Hudson-Allez' book is very well researched and clearly written... time-limited therapy is an effective and professional means of offering practical help and the book is highly recommended reading for all counsellors wishing to work in this way' - Family Practice As general practitioners are increasingly capping provision of counselling sessions, time-limited therapy skills are becoming ever-more important to counsellors working alongside GPs. Time-limited therapy provides a specific set of skills which enable counsel

Counselling People with Eating Disorders
Counselling people with eating disorders

Since working in General Practice, I have been surprised to discover how many people have difficulties with food. These are not necessarily people with specific eating disorders, but are people experiencing difficulties in controlling what they eat, how they eat, whether they eat, or difficulty in controlling the consequence of eating - their weight. What seems to be occurring is that the client has become trapped into a pattern of eating or not eating that becomes habitual. These people are not necessarily emotionally disordered, but have a conditioned behavioural pattern that needs to be unlearned, or the food-related problem is a symptom of some other form of distress. There are other people, however, who attend with ...

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